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Teen faces attempted murder charges in shooting of grandmotherPosted: Updated:
A Mount Vernon teenager is facing new charges, including attempted murder, after allegedly trying to kill his grandmother last fall.
Prosecutors say 17-year-old Alquane Atkinson allegedly shot his grandmother after she kicked him out of the house. According to police, the bullet grazed his grandmother's leg.
Earlier that week, Atkinson allegedly assaulted a taxi driver during an attempted robbery.
Atkinson is due back in court on April 24. He is currently being held without bail at the county jail.